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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-05-09 02:24 PM
Response to Reply #44
46. Why is that dumb?
Talk slowly, since, well, apparently I'm dumb
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  -Cash for Clunkers: Often, new vehicles got about same mileage as old Craftsman  Nov-05-09 07:42 AM   #0 
  - Cash for Clunkers was poorly designed  customerserviceguy   Nov-05-09 07:48 AM   #1 
  - They should have added one more level  whyverne   Nov-05-09 08:03 AM   #4 
  - Cash For Clunkers did little to help the environment, in fact it is more harmful  AndyA   Nov-05-09 07:55 AM   #2 
  - Well, that's a shocker..  Fumesucker   Nov-05-09 08:02 AM   #3 
  - I think everyone with functioning neurons...  CoffeeCat   Nov-05-09 08:04 AM   #5 
  - That's not what Edmunds or the CARS websites say  bushisanidiot   Nov-05-09 08:05 AM   #6 
  - Edmunds doesn't have the Associated Press's anti Obama/Dem agenda  NJmaverick   Nov-05-09 08:08 AM   #7 
  - It's quite possibly the same numbers.  Igel   Nov-05-09 12:21 PM   #28 
     - Still the information provided was selective and misleading.  Statistical   Nov-05-09 12:55 PM   #29 
  - I don't have time to research it right now, but wasn't part of the program  Arkansas Granny   Nov-05-09 08:09 AM   #8 
  - I call BS. 1 to 3 mpg improvement .... WOULDN'T QUALIFY.  Statistical   Nov-05-09 08:12 AM   #9 
  - I beg to differ, I bought a new 2009 Ford Ranger to replace my 2001 Heep  Craftsman   Nov-05-09 08:22 AM   #10 
     - Then either you or dealership committed fraud.  Statistical   Nov-05-09 08:27 AM   #11 
     - That's if you are buying a CAR. For trucks and SUVs the rules change  JVS   Nov-05-09 10:27 AM   #21 
     - Statistical is correct. Will you be contacting the police or the FBI?  Gold Metal Flake   Nov-05-09 09:56 AM   #18 
     - Heh! Typical freeper material.  gatorboy   Nov-05-09 01:53 PM   #37 
     - The only 2009 Rangers which qualified were the RWD 4 cyl. 2.3L ones  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-05-09 10:04 AM   #19 
        - Mine is a V6 supercab  Craftsman   Nov-05-09 10:22 AM   #20 
           - That explains the reason it doesn't have better gas mileage.  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-05-09 10:40 AM   #22 
              - There is a reason I call it the Heep Cherokee, It was not worth $1000  Craftsman   Nov-05-09 11:29 AM   #23 
                 - LOL! In that case it may have been sent out to a junkyard and not still be in circulation  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-05-09 12:08 PM   #27 
  - Selective statistics at best. Average fuel economy improvement was 9mpg.  Statistical   Nov-05-09 08:42 AM   #12 
  - Of course if you have a shiny new vehicle you'll use it more  taterguy   Nov-05-09 11:38 AM   #24 
     - You drive drive around aimlessly with the goal of turning your new car into an older one faster?  Statistical   Nov-05-09 11:50 AM   #26 
        - There's no hard evidence on either side of this debate which is why it's so challenging.  taterguy   Nov-05-09 01:15 PM   #31 
  - I still have my clunker  Mari333   Nov-05-09 08:45 AM   #13 
  - Same here  NNN0LHI   Nov-05-09 09:02 AM   #16 
     - heh. That reminds me of a story  Mari333   Nov-05-09 09:33 AM   #17 
        - My first "new" car was a black Challenger  NNN0LHI   Nov-05-09 04:09 PM   #52 
  - A Disaster On Every Level  cark   Nov-05-09 08:52 AM   #14 
  - Poor baby.  gatorboy   Nov-05-09 01:59 PM   #38 
  - C4C was a fine program for people in the market for a new vehicle  Obamanaut   Nov-05-09 08:56 AM   #15 
  - "About the same"?  Orsino   Nov-05-09 11:43 AM   #25 
  - Fail. You're about 3 months late for that poor, tired, RW talking point. Try again.  tjwash   Nov-05-09 12:59 PM   #30 
  - My SO traded a 15 yo F150 for a Scion hatchback  supernova   Nov-05-09 01:16 PM   #32 
  - So he bought a Japanese Car  AllentownJake   Nov-05-09 01:18 PM   #33 
     - He chose the one that best suited his needs  supernova   Nov-05-09 01:31 PM   #34 
     - Thank you for stimulating the Japanese economy.  AllentownJake   Nov-05-09 01:45 PM   #35 
        - Pretty sure the CR-V is made in American by Americans and Toyota pays American taxes  Statistical   Nov-05-09 01:51 PM   #36 
        - The CR-V has been made in the US from 2007 forward.  blue_onyx   Nov-05-09 04:21 PM   #53 
        - Buying an American car just stimulates the Saudi economy  taterguy   Nov-05-09 02:07 PM   #40 
        - LOL!  supernova   Nov-05-09 02:13 PM   #41 
        - One of the dumbest things I've EVER read on DU. Kudos! nt  Romulox   Nov-05-09 02:23 PM   #44 
           - Why is that dumb?  taterguy   Nov-05-09 02:24 PM   #46 
              - Japanese cars run on petroleum as well. nt  Romulox   Nov-05-09 02:40 PM   #48 
                 - Bicycles are fueled by food, most of which is produced in America  taterguy   Nov-05-09 02:43 PM   #51 
        - You're welcome  supernova   Nov-05-09 02:20 PM   #42 
           - Thank GAWD he got a taxpayer handout to help the Japanese economy.  Romulox   Nov-05-09 02:24 PM   #45 
              - GAWD had nothing to do with it  supernova   Nov-05-09 02:28 PM   #47 
                 - He took a taxpayer handout then spent it selfishly. I heard the first time. nt  Romulox   Nov-05-09 02:41 PM   #49 
                    - What would you have him buy instead?  supernova   Nov-05-09 02:43 PM   #50 
     - I shopped around the week before the program started  JVS   Nov-05-09 02:06 PM   #39 
  - C4C was bizarre, ill concieved. Benefited primarily Toyota, Honda, Hyundai... nt  Romulox   Nov-05-09 02:21 PM   #43 
  - I don't believe a word of any AP story.  LaPera   Nov-05-09 04:27 PM   #54 
 

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